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Assistant Director of Clinical Services- Day Habilitation

Job Brief

Assists the Director of Clinical Services with the oversight of all clinical program development throughout all QSAC Day Habilitation Programs. This includes but is not limited to clinical oversight of individual’s ongoing services and staff development. Management of all Behavior Intervention Specialists and Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals who are directly responsible for ensuring individual safety, individualized programming and staff supervision. This role requires thorough knowledge of assessment procedures, curriculum development and management of treatment plans to address cognitive, adaptive, communication, social/emotional and physical skills for adults with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities and psychiatric disorders.

  • Assist Director in developing monitoring and updating behavioral protocols/procedures for the administration and clinical implementation of services.

  • Assist Director in developing staff competency training in behavior analysis ensuring quality of care for our individuals.

  • Assist Behavior Intervention Specialists and Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals with presenting staff training.

  • Assist Director with reviewing and providing feedback to the Behavior Intervention Specialists regarding all clinical documentation (SAP, BSP, Goal Data, Monthly Progress Reports).

  • Assist the Behavior Intervention Specialists and the Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional with the intake process.

  • Oversee that the Behavior Intervention Specialists work collaboratively with CM's, IRA's/ICF's, individual and family advocates in regards to life plan development.

  • Assist in the monitoring of Behavior Intervention Specialists and Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals schedules, time management, professional skills and productivity and provide disciplinary action if required.

  • Assist Director in facilitating monthly behavior meetings with team members (i.e., Program Directors, Supervisors, Behavior Intervention Specialists) to review clinical program updates regarding individuals.

  • Assist Director in facilitating monthly clinical meetings and workshops to review, train and provide Behavior Intervention Specialists and Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals with current evidence -based practices.

  • Attend and/or facilitate relevant meetings (i.e., HRC, regulatory, etc.), recommended trainings and conferences.

  • Vaccination required

  • A Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field.

  • BCBA or BCBA candidate required.

  • Experience in Applied Behavior Analysis and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

  • Knowledge and experience in the development of data-based curriculum goals and the ability to develop behavior intervention plans based on functions of behavior.

  • Minimum of two years’ experience either working directly with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and/or adults with intellectual & psychiatric disorders or supervising Behavior Intervention Specialists, lead teachers, supervisors, consultants and/or equivalent position.

  • Knowledge and experience conducting parent/family/caregiver/staff training.

  • Must be able to travel across QSAC sites.


QSAC is a New York City and Long Island based nonprofit that supports children and adults with autism, together with their families, in achieving greater independence, realizing their future potential, and contributing to their communities in a meaningful way by offering person-centered services. QSAC pursues this mission through direct services that provide a supportive and individualized setting for children and adults with autism to improve their communication, socialization, academic, and functional skills.


QSAC benefits are terrific and go beyond health and retirement! You will be joining a passionate community of professionals and staff who support each other in a challenging and rewarding work culture.

  • Competitive salary

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance have very low out of pocket costs (for FT staff)

  • Medical can be as low as $1 dollar per paycheck / $26 dollars a year for full medical coverage ( for FT staff)

  • Generous Paid Time Off policy (for full time staff) Start with 20+ days annually

  • Group Life Insurance and Long Term Disability (for FT staff)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (for FT staff)

  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement with Employer Match

  • Opportunities for career advancement

  • Qualifications are subject to change in accordance with government regulations.

* We adhere to all strict COVID guidelines at all of our programs and sites. To ensure the health and safety of our staff, we offer the COVID vaccine for all employees free of charge.

*Employee costs listed are based on individual coverage

Qualifications are subject to change in accordance with government regulations.

QSAC is Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Mission-Oriented. Results-Driven. Collaborative. Passionate. We Are QSAC.

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